September 1923: Hitler Wins in Libel Suit for claims of receiving Jewish money!


[I never knew about this. I never knew that Hitler won a court case!!! And this was about who he was receiving money from. Even nowadays there are people who claim Hitler was working for the Jews or getting money from them … Well, here you have it! He fought against these charges in court and WON! Jan]

Hitler Wins in Libel Suit

September 4, 1923

Berlin Vorwaerts To Pay 6,000,000 Marks Damages For Saying Hitler Got “Jewish and Ford Money.”

Adolph Hitler, leader of the Bavarian Fascisti, was awarded yesterday 6,000,000 marks, damages in his libel suit against the editor of the Vorwaerts, the Socialist daily of Berlin.

The libel proceedings against the Socialist editor were instituted by the reactionary leader of Bavaria following the publication by the Vorwaerts of a report that the Hitler Organization was receiving financial aid from “American Jews and Henry Ford.”

The Archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency includes articles published from 1923 to 2008. Archive stories reflect the journalistic standards and practices of the time they were published.


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